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fund

fund

 
pronunciation:
fuhnd
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a supply of money or other resources that is collected and held for a particular purpose.
Some of the money goes into the pension fund every month.The neighbors created a fund to help out the family in their emergency.
 
definition 2: supply; stock.
She seems to have an unlimited fund of ideas.
similar words:
arsenal
definition 3: (pl.) money available or on hand.
My funds are running low since I had to pay for the car repairs.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: funded, funding, funds
definition 1: to establish a source of funds for.
The foundation funded the research generously.
similar words:
capitalize, endow, subsidize
definition 2: to make money available for paying off the interest or principal on (a debt).
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